ferocity

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noun fe·roc·i·ty \fə-ˈrä-sə-tē\

Definition of ferocity

  1. :  the quality or state of being ferocious <the ferocity of the lion's attack>

Examples of ferocity in a sentence

  1. the ferocity of the lion's attack

  2. We were stunned by the ferocity of the storm.

1606

First Known Use of ferocity

1606


FEROCITY Defined for English Language Learners

ferocity

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noun fe·roc·i·ty \fə-ˈrä-sə-tē\

Definition of ferocity for English Language Learners

  • : a very fierce or violent quality : the quality or state of being ferocious


FEROCITY Defined for Kids

ferocity

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noun fe·roc·i·ty \fə-ˈrä-sə-tē\

Definition of ferocity for Students

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ferocities

  1. :  the quality or state of being fierce or savage



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